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Correspondence, photographs, photographic plates, photostats, clippings, periodicals, and books relating to the history and literature of boxing and the prize ring from Homer to the 20th century. The correspondence, with related clippings, photographs, and photostats, is chiefly addressed to Magriel from outstanding figures in the sports world and from his publishers. It is arranged under general subject headings. Also, an unpublished typescript by Magriel on the history of pugilism.
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Restrictions on Access
You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.
This collection is located off-site, except for oversize materials. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.
This collection has no restrictions.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Paul David Magriel papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
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Type of reproduction--Photostatic copies in part
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Magriel, Paul. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1957. Accession number--M-57.
Poster & ticket: Source of acquisition--Asadorian, William. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--06/26/92. Accession number--M-92-06-26.
Gift of Paul Magriel, 1957.
Gift of William Asadorian, 1992.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Processed Christina Hilton Fenn 08/--/89.
Poster & ticket Processed HR 12/07/92.
June 2020 PDF replaced with full finding aid, YH